The new version of ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors is available

10 April 2020By Nadya

Great news everyone!

The new version of our desktop editors is here, and it’s now possible to open multiple docs in several windows. The editors also caught up with the online version and got many new features.

Read about all the updates 5.5 below, in this post.

ONLYOFFICE desktop v5.5

Opening several documents in multiple windows

Need to have a look at several documents at once? Have two or more monitors? Now it’s your time! And, yes, gifs speak louder than words.

multiwindows onlyoffice desktop 5.5

We hope this will make your work with ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors more comfortable!

Please note that this option is now available for Windows and Linux. For Mac users, it will be added later.

Desktop app catches with the online version

The features you are already using in online editors are now available in the desktop app:

  • In document editor: mirror/gutter margins to prepare your docs for publishing and captions for images, charts, tables, and other objects to structure your illustrations.
  • In spreadsheet editor: custom sorting rules to quickly analyze your data, bulk actions with worksheets, re-calculating formulas, new settings – custom separator and spellchecking rules.
  • In presentation editor: adding objects to the placeholder and instant slide reset.
  • In all editors: advanced settings for lists – changing alignment, bullets size/color, choosing new types of bullets from the symbol table and managing multilevel lists.

Get ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors for Linux (deb, rpm, snap, and AppImage are ready, flatpak will be available a bit later), Windows, and Mac.


The source code of ONLYOFFICE Document Editors is available on GitHub on terms of AGPLv3 license. If you have technical problems, you can report an issue in the desktop editors’ repository.

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Tried the new version? Share your impressions with us here, in comments, or tweet us at @only_office.